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Pono Kai Resort

#8 of 12 Hotels in Kapaa
Certificate of Excellence
4-1250 Kuhio Highway, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746
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Ranked #8 of 12 Hotels in Kapaa
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
Dave H Park City, Utah, United States
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Park City, Utah, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Centrally located between south and north shores, I recommend Kapaa. Restaurants, bike trails along the beach, shopping and good local flavor of this part of Kapaa is great. The resort has excursions that you can book at hotel, and check out beach chairs, umbrellas, and boogie boards to go on your own..Nice views of ocean from many units, and great... More 

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North Smithfield, Rhode Island
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

we spent 2 weeks in Kauai. Being at the Pono Kai made our trip easy to navigate. The resort is a good in-between location to the sites on the North Shore ( Hanalei Bay), The South Shore ( Poipu) and anything else you may want to visit. Being located on the main highway thru the island may seem like a... More 

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Huntsville, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great resort. Great location. The staff was very friendly and helpful. The room had an ocean view even though with RCI we were not sure we would get a view. Would recommend going to the information meeting to get deals and additional information. Some of the rooms seem to be dated but some are up to date. The AC worked... More 

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Bradenton, Florida
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for a week while we traveled through Hawaii. This resort was clean and had a great view, but, make sure you are not on the first floor. Between people walking by on the way to beach or walking to their car, we felt like we lived in a fish bowl. You would have to shut your curtains... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful setting. I fed the fish everyday!! They are very helpful with finding things to do on the island. Full size kitchen, two bedrooms, and two bathrooms overlooking the water. We stayed for a week and wish we would have stayed for a month... We will be back soon.

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The rooms were cleaned several times during the week. Trash taken out, beds changed. The absolute best part was the staff. Helpful and respectful.On he first day we were given a briefing with half off boating, tours and helicopter tours. We were also given chances to get half off for luau's.

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oregon
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife, and 11 year old son and I stayed here for a week in June of 2015. We used points and booked through RCI. We didn't have an ocean view room, but that was OK. We were near the pool and my son spends most of his time there. The pool is too small for the size of the... More 

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Mesa, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When we first arrived we were told we were going to be in building J after 2 months of calling and requesting an ocean view room. When we told them how disappointed we were and that we were going to stay some where else, they quickly found us another room in the B building with a beautiful view of the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ( my husband and I ) rented a 1 bed/1 bathroom with loft. We took our 3 kids (9,7,& 4) and my mother in law. Everything was clean and well maintained. Everyone was friendly and helpful, even when our flight was delayed and we didn't arrive until 1:30 am, the lady at the front, though tired was very kind... More 

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Lexington, Kentucky
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Right on the beach and convenient to the entire island. The room we stayed in was somewhat dingy and we only got maid service once for the entire week. The concierge was absolutely wonderful! All we had to do was tell Amy what we wanted to do for the week and she made all the reservations and planned our whole... More 

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